• Issue of
  • Mar 29 - Apr 4, 2001
  • Vol. 9, No. 13
  • Labors of Love


  • Local News
  • City planning in a mapping muddle

    With the city nearing completion of a new Comprehensive Plan that will frame how Colorado Springs grows for the next 20 years, public safety advocates are arguing that the proposed map that would identify areas of unstable land and moving soils is inadequate.
  • Local News
  • City attacks reports at crunch time

    When the SCIP-01 bomb dropped this week, the city freaked out and called a press conference to attack the Gazette for misrepresentation and inaccurate reporting. The only problem was, while it may have delivered its findings in an inflammatory way, the city's daily newspaper did not inaccurately report the news.
  • Local News
  • Look who's buying

    When it comes to campaign treasure chests, all but one of the battles for City Council seats are lopsided, as developer and development interests dump their usual contributions to their chosen candidates, most of whom dont look much farther for financial support.


  • Letters

    Readers of the Independent talk back to the editor
  • Public Eye

    KRDO uncovers the secrets of the Shroud of Turin; Calgarys city council to vote on a measure that would force panhandlers to wear photo I.D.; and the Gazette corrects the record.
  • Outsider

    Its always an edifying spectacle when a politician, given the choice between pandering to his constituents and doing the right thing, actually decides to do the right thing.
  • IQ: Let me count the ways
  • IQ
  • IQ: Let me count the ways

    Despite (or perhaps because of) the moon-in-June schmaltz we absorb from radio, poems, novels and movies, love and marriage are two of the foremost opportunities a human being will ever have to make a fool of him- or herself.

Food & Drink



  • Film
  • The High Road to Taos

    If the thought of trying to attend a film festival intimidates you, don't be intimidated. The Taos Film Festival, in spite of a hefty line-up of films and events, is relatively painless to attend.
  • Painterly Vision
  • Film
  • Painterly Vision

    Before Night Falls is a visually stunning interpretation of Cuban writer Reinaldo Arenas' memoir of the same title.
  • Movie Picks
  • Film
  • Movie Picks

    Our reviewers' recommendations for films showing on Colorado Springs area screens.


  • Sports
  • Events
  • Sports

    Profiles in Pinstripes
    The Rockie road to Opening Day

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